Peeps champ gobbled up 255 in 5 minutes

WASHINGTON — For most people, eating Peep after Peep after Peep would bring on a stomach ache. For Matt Stonie, the 255 Peeps he ate in 5 minutes turned into $1,750 in cash.

The 24-year-old from San Jose, Calif., claims the title for the second year in a row, winning the World Peeps Eating Championship at National Harbor Saturday.

Stonie, who weighs 130 pounds, beat his previous record of 200 Peeps. He won cash, a trophy and bragging rights.

Thirteen people competed for the squishy honor.

Stonie has a few eating championships under his belt, according to National Harbor.

  • Peeps: 200 Peeps / National Harbor, Md / 5 minutes / April 2, 2016
  • MoonPies: 85 MoonPies / Bass Pro Shops World MoonPie Eating Championship / 8 minutes / Oct. 15, 2016
  • Bacon: 182 Strips Smithfield Bacon/Daytona, Fla. / 5 minutes/Feb. 22, 2015
  • Birthday Cake: 14.5 pounds/West Palm Beach, Fla. / 8 minutes/Feb. 14, 2015
  • Pasta: 10 pounds spaghetti and red sauce / Martorano’s Masters World Pasta Eating Championship At Paris Las Vegas / 8 minutes / Oct. 17, 2015
  • Tacos, Traditional: 103 3-inch Tacos/Chacho’s Taco Festival / 8 minutes / Aug. 15, 2015
  • Pepperoni Rolls: 34 Pepperoni Rolls/West Virginia Three Rivers Festival / 10 minutes/May 23, 2015
  • Pork Ribs: 71 Smithfield Fresh Pork Ribs/Homestead, Fla. / 5 minutes/Nov. 22, 2015
  • Pork Roll Sandwiches, 8 ounce.: 15 8-ounce Pork Roll Sandwiches / Meadowlands Racing And Entertainment / 10 minutes / June 20, 2015
  • Pumpkin Pie: 20 pounds 13 ounces/Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Pie Festival / 8 minutes/Oct. 5, 2014
  • Frozen Yogurt: 10.5 pounds Yogurtland Frozen Yogurt/Phantom Gourmet Food Festival / 6 minutes/Sept. 29, 2013


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